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Hoping It Won’t Be Needed, Democrats Ponder a Backup Plan on Health Care Bill
New York Times - David M. Herszenhorn

With the Massachusetts special election for United States Senate increasingly unpredictable, Democrats in Washington are contemplating a fall-back plan to advance far-reaching health care legislation, even if a Republican victory on Tuesday deprives Senate Democrats of the crucial 60th vote they need to overcome filibusters.